Wax Museum
Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame and Famous Gunfighters Wax Museum.
(The Teachers Hall of Fame was not visited).
Visited 03 July 2019.
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Kansas Teachers Hall of Fame and Famous Gunfighters Wax Museum, very near the Boot Hill Museum.
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The wax museum was on the second floor.
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The famous Buffalo Bill.
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"the head of... Joaquin Murietta." He was killed by California rangers and his head paraded in the streets. Murietta became the basis for the character Zorro as well as for Batman!
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Billy the Kid (William McCarty -- William H. Bonney was his alias). He was 21 when he was killed. By then he supposedly had killed 21 men, but only four killings could be proven.
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Clay Allison, he died in a fall from a wagon when he was drunk.
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The Boot Hill scene.
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Detail from the Boot Hill Scene.
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Detail from the Boot Hill Scene.
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The Boot Hill Scene.
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General Custer of "Custer's Last Stand."
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Wild Bill HIckok and Calamity Jane. She was buried in the same cemetery as Hickok near Wild Bill according to her wishes.
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Frank James, the infamous Jesse's brother.
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Jesse James, killed in semi-retirement by Bob Ford, a former gang member who was after the reward for James.
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President John F. Kennedy who was an honorary Dodge City marshal.
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President Lyndon B. Johnson. He assumed the presidency after Kennedy's assassination.
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Davy Crockett, frontiersman. He died at the Battle of the Alamo on 6 March 1836.
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Grat Dalton. One of the infamous Dalton Brothers, he was second-in-command of the gang.
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Bob Dalton was the leader of the Dalton gang.
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Cole Younger, center, was an American Confederate guerrilla during the American Civil War and later a leader in the James–Younger Gang
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Belle Starr was a Texas outlaw.
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John Wesley Hardin supposedly killed his first man when he was 14 or 15, but claimed it was self-defense.
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Sitting Bull, while an inspiration for the Battle of Little Big Horn, he did not take a direct role in it. He was killed some months later when an attempt was made to arrest him.
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Left to right, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp, all had been lawmen at one time or other. Holliday and Earp took part in the famous Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Masterson had been a sheriff in Dodge City.
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Left to right, Doc, Kitty and Festus from the long-lived (20 years) TV show "Gunsmoke." These characters are featured more often in the Dodge City Boot Hill Museum than the real characters who had lived there.
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The Wolf Man, not exactly an American outlaw of the Old West.
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The whole Wolf Man scene.
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Count Dracula.
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Film actor Boris Karloff as Frankenstein's Monster.
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At the bottom of the stairs to the Wax museum.